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NY Post: Wills hit with corruption charges as wire doesn’t catch

Today’s NY Post reported that: Indicted City Councilman Ruben Wills was trying to get the goods on fellow lawmakers — and get the heat off himself during a state probe of his shady nonprofit — by wearing a wire, The … Continue reading

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City Councilman Ruben Wills Arrested Over Missing Charity Cash, Sources Say – Jamaica – DNAinfo.com New York

DNAInfo.com reports that: City Councilman Ruben Wills was taken into police custody Wednesday morning after $32,000 went missing from a charity he’s connected to, sources said. The charges were brought against Wills by NYS Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. The charges stem from … Continue reading

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More loose threads: Councilman Ruben Wills and the case of the missing member item | Capital New York

Tug at a loose thread and everything starts to unravel. Such is the case of the investigation of State Senator Shirley Huntley and her dispensing of state grants to nonprofits controlled by relatives and staff. Chris Bragg reports that state … Continue reading

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Dems plot Gregory Meeks’ replacement – NYPOST.com

Dems plot Gregory Meeks’ replacement – NYPOST.com. EXCLUSIVE Queens Democratic leaders are so worried that the ethical and criminal probes surrounding Rep. Gregory Meeks will bring him down, they held a secret meeting to pick his successor. The clandestine cabal … Continue reading

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The Week That Was – TW2 Minority Review, Special Election Edition

Special Election News: The Weekly Standard’s  John McCormack writes, “[i]n a phone call going out to Latino households in New York’s 9th congressional district, Democratic state senator Ruben Diaz slams Democratic candidate David Weprin and endorses Republican Bob Turner in … Continue reading

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The Week That Was – TW2 Minority Review, September 9

The Syracuse Post-Standard profiled NYS Assemblyman Samuel Roberts, one of two Central NY freshmen assemblymembers. Roberts represents the 119th district covering the towns of Salina, DeWitt, Onondaga and the city of Syracuse. The paper wrote that Assemblyman Roberts went to … Continue reading

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The Week That Was – TW2 Minority Report, August 18

It was a slow August week as eyes focused on Wall Street’s wild roller coaster ride, jobless numbers and President Obama’s bus tour. The week ended with the USDA rejecting Mayor Bloomberg’s ill-conceived obesity-prevention pilot project banning the purchase of … Continue reading

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